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State Postmarks - Florida to Maryland

Lots 465-474 Lots 475-484 Lots 485-488

Lot 465    

Apalachicola F.Ty. Mar 2, type III cds in red with matching type B "25" on 1845 folded partly-printed Apalachicola Customs form to Bath, Me., Very Fine, The latest recorded pre-statehood type IIIB combination.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

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Lot 466    

"Bellville Fla, Mar 31st 1850", type I manuscript postmark and "10" on folded letter to New York; bit of blotching in postmark, F.-V.F., One of only six recorded type I Bellville manuscript postmarks, ex-Light.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Lot 467    

"Chattahoochee, Oct 10 36", type I manuscript postmark and "16" on 1836 folded letter (local election returns) to Quincy, Fla., Very Fine, ex-Bleuler.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Lot 468    

Florida Stampless Town Handstamps, 1836-1851, group of 15 including territorials of 1836 and 1837 Pensacola; St. Augustine E. Flo. oval, and 1839 & 1840 Tallahassee ovals; statehood markings including Appalachicola, Jacksonville, Madison, Pensacola, St. Augustine and Tallahassee including green cds, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Lot 469    

"Knox Hill Fla., March 25", type I manuscript postmark with matching manuscript "Free, DG Gunn PM" frank on 1856 folded letter to Tallahassee, Very Fine, the latest of only five recorded Knox Hill postmarks from the stampless era.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Lot 470    

Magnolia Fla / Sep, 30., beautiful strike of type II straightline postmark with manuscript "Free, E Seixas, PM." on 1834 folded letter to La Prairie, Lower Canada, manuscript "4½" collect for Canadian postage, red "Montreal, Oct 18" transit and "La Prairie, 22 Oct 34" receiver with ms. date; paper tape repairs, Fine and attractive, ex-Meroni, D. Jarrett, Light.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

The letter enquires if family members are affected by the cholera raging in Canada.

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Lot 471    

Marianna, 1829-1853, group of 4 covers comprising 1829 type I manuscript "Marianna Fla, May 31st" and matching "10"; two type V cds: 1842 in black with ms. "10" and 1847 in red with ms. "5" rating; and 1853 black type VI cds with matching type D "5" in circle; and, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Lot 472    

Pensacola, / Sept. 23., bold type III straightline postmark with manuscript "Free, T.F. Hunt, Ass. Qr. Mr." on 1821 folded letter to the Quarter Master General in Washington, D.C.; two minor vertical. file folds, Very Fine, the earliest of three reported examples of the type III pre-territorial postmark.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Letter requisitions funds for the transportation of troops of the 7th U.S. Army Regiment, commanded by Col. Matthew Arbuckle.

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Lot 473    

Pensacola, / Jan. 23., clear type IIIa straightline postmark with manuscript "Paid 25." on 1822 folded letter to Providence, R.I., Very Fine, a pretty pre-territorial cover.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Lot 474    

Pensacola, / June 24., clear type IIIb straightline postmark with manuscript "Free" and "On Service, Tho. Wright, Pay Master" frank on 1822 folded letter to the Pay Master General, Washington, D.C.; vertical file folds, F.-V.F., one of four recorded examples of the type type IIIb postmark, the earlier of two territorial usages.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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